2019 Mazda6 Performance and Efficiency Specs
The 2019 Mazda6 is the latest version of the automaker’s flagship sedan and it’s now available at the Bert Ogden Mazda showroom. We got a look at a few changes Mazda is making for its sedan platform a little a while ago. But now that the sleek and stylish sedan has finally arrived at our showroom, our product experts finally got a closer look at the 2019 Mazda6 performance and efficiency specs. For yet another model year, the Mazda6 is available with a pair of engine equipment options, both of which very confidently split the difference between performance output and fuel economy. If you’ve been doing some window shopping for a new vehicle, let’s take a look at what you’ll be getting with the new 2019 Mazda6. Read the rest of this entry »
Can I buy or lease the 2019 Mazda3 in Edinburg, TX?
There is no doubt that everyone working at Bert Ogden Mazda has been very excited about the arrival of the 2019 Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback. Since the automaker announced they were redesigning its compact sedan and hatchback platforms, our product expert team has been getting a lot of calls and emails from customers asking, ‘Can I buy or lease the 2019 Mazda3 in Edinburg, TX?’ As of a few days ago, our team has been enthusiastically answering, yes. The 2019 Mazda3 Sedan has finally arrived, and potential buyers are all but lining up around the block to make sure they can take it home right away. If you’re still wondering what the all-new Mazda3 has to offer, we’ll share all of the salient details you’ll need. Read the rest of this entry »
Fuel economy scores for the diesel 2019 Mazda CX-5
The introduction of the diesel version of the SKYACTIV® family of Mazda engines has been nothing short of groundbreaking. Diesel is a very power-dense fuel, meaning that an engine doesn’t need to use as much (compared to gasoline) to make a similar amount of horsepower or torque. This also means that diesel engines are naturally more efficient than their gasoline-based counterparts. The fuel economy scores for the diesel 2019 Mazda CX-5 will build on the efficient legacy the automaker has built in the global automotive industry. Mazda introduced its diesel engine platform at the 2019 New York Internation Auto Show. Bert Ogden Mazda customers can start the pre-ordering process for this new technology today. Read the rest of this entry »
Is it illegal to text-and-drive in Texas?
It seems like every generation of drivers has their pet peeves. For the 21st century, seeing someone looking at their smartphone and not the road is likely at the top of most peoples’ lists. Even with all of the focus on trying to break bad distracting driving habits today, we still occasionally get asked, ‘Is it illegal to text-and-drive in Texas?’ Well, as of Sept. 1, 2017, yes, it is. It might seem like the Bert Ogden Blog is a little late to the party, but this question comes up so much in the showroom and out in the world, that we thought we’d do our part to try to get accurate information out there to prevent a traffic ticket — or worse. Read the rest of this entry »
Best hiking trails near Edinburg, TX
One of the many great things about living in southern Texas is that there is never a bad time to get outside and explore nature. In fact, there are several members of the Bert Odgen Mazda team who really enjoying spending as much time as they can exploring the natural beauty of our hometown. Some of our more enthusiastic teammates got together over their lunch break to discuss the best hiking trails near Edinburg, TX. The rest of us thought this would be great information that our current or new customers might what to know as well. Let’s take a look at what they came up with. Read the rest of this entry »
When can I buy the Mazda CX-5 with a diesel engine?
Mazda joins the rest of the automakers operating in the world when it comes to toying with their fans’ emotions. There has been talk from the manufacturer since about 2010 that it would be bringing a new diesel-based powertrain to the United States. After nearly a decade of waiting for news to break, Mazda all but shocked the automotive world at the 2019 New York International Auto Show with its presentation saying it will finally be bringing this technology to American buyers. If you’re wondering, ‘When can I buy the Mazda CX-5 with a diesel engine,’ the answer is, very soon. Bert Odgen Mazda should be able to accept pre-orders for the diesel version of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 right now. The worst-case scenario would be that we’ll take buyers’ names and contact them when it’s available. Read the rest of this entry »
What is being changed with the 2019 Mazda6?
If it seems like we’ve been ignoring the flagship Mazda6 sedan, it’s not because the Bert Ogden Mazda Blog isn’t still in love with it. We’ve been begging everyone we can think of for news about the new model but there has not been much to share. Finally, the automaker released a little glimpse at what is being changed with the 2019 Mazda6. Currently, available information says that the updated 2019 version of the Mazda6 will be delivered during April 2019. Additionally, Mazda has announced the basic pricing structure for the sedan as well as given us a look at some important technological changes. Let’s take a look at what we’ll see later this month when the new Mazda flagship sedan is finally delivered. Read the rest of this entry »
How does the Mazda SKYACTIV®-X engine work?
There is quite a bit of excitement around the Bert Ogden Mazda showroom right now. Not only has the all-new 2019 Mazda3 already started to arrive at our showroom and the automaker has introduced a new crossover SUV model, but our product experts are also very excited to experience a new era of Mazda performance and efficiency. For a while now, the SKYACTIV®-X engine platform has been shrouded in mystery. Mazda has said that new vehicles will eventually be delivered to the United States using the new engine technology, but that still leaves people wondering, ‘How does the Mazda SKYACTIV®-X engine work?’ A few Bert Ogden Mazda product experts took a little time to put together this easy-to-understand primer on the subject. Hopefully, it will get you as excited for the new power plant to arrive as we are right now. Read the rest of this entry »
Do Mazda cars require synthetic engine oil?
Very few automakers are responsible for as many innovations as Mazda. Modern Mazda vehicles are marvels of automotive engineering. Advances in materials and methods have allowed the automaker’s power plants to make more power while still being very efficient. Naturally, these changes have necessitated even more changes to the way Mazda vehicles are maintained – especially when it comes to oil changes. The Bert Ogden Mazda Service Department hears the question, ‘Do Mazda cars require synthetic engine oil,’ all the time. Like a lot of things in the automotive industry, there isn’t really a straightforward answer. Our team of product experts were just as curious about the topic and spoke with one of our expert technicians for a little bit of insight. Read the rest of this entry »
How are the 2019 Mazda3 sedan and hatchback different?
The 2019 Mazda3 has started to arrive at the Bert Ogden Mazda Edinburg showroom. Given the level of excitement that has surrounded the development of the new Mazda3, the fact that customers can come to our facility to take one for a test drive means we’re getting some interesting questions. At the top of the list is, ‘How are the 2019 Mazda3 sedan and hatchback different?’ Beyond the obvious, the sedan and hatchback versions of the 2019 Mazda3 were built to deliver different experiences. It’s already difficult to pick out a new vehicle but splitting hairs at this level makes the task even more difficult. Let’s take a closer look. Read the rest of this entry »